Suresh Balakrishna

Suresh Balakrishna

Ex-CEO, India, the Middle East and South Asia
Kinetic Worldwide

'Anchor & Quiz Master The Quintessential OOH Quiz 2018 '

Suresh Balakrishna is an industry veteran with over 25 years of experience. Until July 2018, he was CEO for India, the Middle East and South Asia, Kinetic Worldwide. Suresh joined Kinetic Worldwide in 2016 after a highly successful stint with IPG Mediabrands’ Initiative and BPN. He was integral to bringing BPN to India and growing the Mediabrands’ OOH business across the country.

 

Earlier, in 2003 Suresh moved on from Lowe Lintas’ Initiative Media as EVP and GM to join The Hindustan Times as Vice President - Media & Marketing. In 2005, he joined Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) and became Director -- Sales and Marketing for DNA when ZEEL joined hands with the Bhaskar Group to launch the daily ‘DNA’ in Mumbai. He later held the position of COO of the daily ‘Mail Today’, a JV of Daily Mail of London and the India Today Group. He rejoined Lintas Media (IPG Mediabrands) in 2012.

 

Suresh is a visiting faculty at various business institutes across the country.

 

Suresh Balakrishna is an industry veteran with over 25 years of experience. Until July 2018, he was CEO for India, the Middle East and South Asia, Kinetic Worldwide. Suresh joined Kinetic Worldwide in 2016 after a highly successful stint with IPG Mediabrands’ Initiative and BPN. He was integral to bringing BPN to India and growing the Mediabrands’ OOH business across the country.

 

Earlier, in 2003 Suresh moved on from Lowe Lintas’ Initiative Media as EVP and GM to join The Hindustan Times as Vice President - Media & Marketing. In 2005, he joined Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) and became Director -- Sales and Marketing for DNA when ZEEL joined hands with the Bhaskar Group to launch the daily ‘DNA’ in Mumbai. He later held the position of COO of the daily ‘Mail Today’, a JV of Daily Mail of London and the India Today Group. He rejoined Lintas Media (IPG Mediabrands) in 2012.

 

Suresh is a visiting faculty at various business institutes across the country.

 

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